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The author discusses the recent constitutional amendments, and the concept of citizenship that has been stressed therein. He looks back in history on the skewed perceptions of citizenship which may have caused the threat posed to freedom and social peace in Egypt today. He further underlines the...
A description of a visit to the Convent of St. Dimyānah on the Occasion of the festival of Saint Dimyānah whereby Metropolitan Bīshūy provided the delegation with a detailed explanation of Coptic traditions related to the convent. Dr. Picard noted differences between the way Metropolitan Bīshūy and...
The article is the first in a series of articles that trace the history of Egyptians, and how exactly they came to be Egyptians. It considers the relationship between Muslims and Christians, and how this relationship has shaped present day Egypt.
Nājih Sam‘ān, the author, presents a brief study on the historical and geographical background of Catholicism in Egypt.
Many hadīth were falsified over time. Islam is a religion that needs a renaissance to reveal its true image.
During the sessions of the ninth Orthodox Doctrine Conference in al-Fayyūm, Bishop Bīshūy presented a paper in which he drew a common line between the thoughts of Father Mattá al-Maskīn and Max Michel. He accused both of apostasy and breaking away from the Orthodox doctrine.
The author explains the true meaning of jihad in Islam. He believes that jihad, in the sense of fighting, is not confined to Islam. All countries and societies follow the concept of jihad as they all have armed forces and ministers of defense. He admits that some Muslims altered the meaning of...
A member of the Parliament suggests raising the age of guardianship from the age of 10 for the male child and 12 for the female to 15 for both. She asserts that this will help in the stability of the children and improving their abilities.
The author discusses the theocracy in Egypt that prevailed during the Pharaonic era.
Muhammad ‘Umāra argues that the misinterpretation of the verses 58-63 of al-Anfāl chapter [Editor: The spoils of war] is the main reason behind the spread of false perceptions about Islam.

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